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People

Total Population 1,268
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 20.9%
Employed Population 16+ 646
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 50.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.1%
Median Earnings25+ $32,292
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $11,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,161

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,938
% Above Poverty Level 81.7%
% Below Poverty Level 18.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 12.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41%
Median Gross Rent $490
Median House Value $57,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.3%
US/American 0%
English 10.1%
Irish 13%

Laurens Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 82 miles E of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Pocahontas
Standard Zip Codes 50554
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.846
Longitude -94.851

Laurens Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SIOUX RAPIDS 4 E
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
Station EMMETSBURG
Distance 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.9 inches
Station STORM LAKE 2 E
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albert City 672 $59,583
Havelock 185 $33,750

Laurens Public Libraries

Library
Laurens Public Library
273 N THIRD ST
Laurens, Iowa
(712) 841-4612

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Laurens High Schools

LAURENS-MARATHON HIGH SCHOOL
300 W GARFIELD
712-841-5000
Serves 153 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.3

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